Accessibility and Recreation


Advocacy Agencies

  • Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)
    The University of Alabama
    526 Martha Parham West
    P.O. Box 870395
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0395
    Contact information
  • Yellow Pages for Kids -Alabama Resources
    Provides extensive resources to learn about and navigate special education, including state listings of Parent Training and Information Centers.

Special Education Guidance and Training

  • Special Education in Alabama; A Right Not a Favor (ADAP Guide)
    This well written guide provides thoughtful information about the Special Education process for Alabama families. Developed by the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program, this resource has thorough descriptions of each part of the process, beginning with identifying children who need Special Education or disability support from Section 504. The materials are written in an easily understood manner and of much benefit to families.

Department of Education

  • Alabama Department of Education
    Special Education Services
    Mabrey Whetstone, Ph.D., Director
    P.O. Box 302101
    Montgomery, AL 36130-2101
    Contact Information

Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)

  • Alabama’s Early Intervention System
    Department of Rehabilitation Services
    Division of Early Intervention
    Elizabeth Prince, Part C Coordinator
    2129 East South Blvd.
    Montgomery, AL 36116
    Early Intervention System
    E-mail: webform

Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)

PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)

  • Alabama Parent Education Center
    10520 US Hwy 231
    Wetumpka, AL 36092
    334-567-2252 Voice
    334-567-9938 FAX
    Contact Information

Health & Well-Being

  • ALL Kids Children’s Health Insurance Program
    ALL Kids is Alabama’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and is administered by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Low cost, comprehensive healthcare coverage is provided to qualifying children under age 19.
    Contact information
  • Medicaid Elderly and Disabled Waiver Program
    Provides Home and Community Based Services to qualifying people who meet Nursing Facility Level of care criteria, yet may be able to remain at home with support.
    Contact information
  • State of Alabama Independent Living Waiver (SAIL)
    Provides Home and Community Based Services to qualifying individuals over age 18 who meet Nursing Facility Level of care criteria.  Services include case management, personal care and prescribed medical supplies and assistive technology.
    More information
    Contact information
  • Health Insurance Premium Payment Program
    Premium assistance may be available for families who have Medicaid eligible children and are covered by an employer’s health insurance or COBRA.  The program reimburses families for their premium coverage costs for the Medicaid eligible child and in some case for the family.
    More information
    855-692-5447 for assistance


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